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Paul E. Mix - Author

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Books by Paul E. Mix

Tom Mix

Tom Mix

Author: Paul E. Mix Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2020

Tom Mix became a major star in the 1920s, earning over $900,000 for his movie work in 1921. Fox refused, however, to renew his contract in 1927, and that, coupled with the stock market crash of 1929, left him virtually penniless. In 1932 Mix resumed his movie career, making Destry Rides Again, his first talkie. Later he became a circus owner and star. This is the story of Mix's life and career; it includes a comprehensive filmography of his work.

Introduction to Nondestructive Testing

Introduction to Nondestructive Testing

Author: Paul E. Mix Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/05/2005

This updated Second Edition covers current state of the art technology and instrumentation. The Second Edition of this well respected publication provides updated coverage of basic nondestructive testing (NDT) principles for currently recognized NDT methods. The book provides information to help students and NDT personnel qualify for Levels I, II, and III certification in the NDT methods of their choice. It is organized in accordance with the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Recommended Practice No. SNT TC 1A (2001 Edition). Following the author's logical organization and clear presentation, readers learn both the basic principles and applications for the latest techniques as they apply to a wide range of disciplines that employ NDT, including space shuttle engineering, digital technology, and process control systems. All chapters have been updated and expanded to reflect the development of more advanced NDT instruments and systems with improved monitors, sensors, and software analysis for instant viewing and real time imaging. Keeping pace with the latest developments and innovations in the field, five new chapters have been added: Vibration Analysis, Laser Testing Methods, Thermal/Infrared Testing, Holography and Shearography, and, Overview of Recommended Practice No. SNT TC 1A, 2001. Each chapter covers recommended practice topics such as basic principles or theory of operation, method advantages and disadvantages, instrument description and use, brief operating and calibrating procedures, and typical examples of flaw detection and interpretation, where applicable.